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  1. The UN study praised measures taken to reduce the effects of heat on 4,000 workers at one World Cup

    UN calls for greater heat protection for workers in Qatar

    Improved safeguards and working hours are needed to protect labourers in Qatar from the effects of heat and humidity, the United Nations said ...
  2. An Iraqi demonstrator flashes the victory sign during a demonstration in Baghdad Saturday

    UN says 'this must stop' after violence in Iraq protests

    The top UN official in Iraq deplored five days of violence during protests that has killed nearly 100 across the country and wounded thousands, ...
  3. (FILES) In this file photo taken on September 20, 2019 a man uses burning tires to cut off a street

    UN calls for calm in Haiti as new protest looms

    The United Nations called Thursday for calm in crisis-wracked Haiti, eight days before the end of its police mission in the country.
  4. Protesters hold up placards in Melbourne during a rally in support of the Tamil refugee family

    Australia rejects UN call to release Tamil family

    Australia has rejected a United Nations call to release a Tamil asylum-seeking family from offshore detention after the UN weighed in on a case ...
  5. Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, seen here in September 2019, has criticized the

    At UN, Malaysia PM Mahathir seeks to curb use of sanctions

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday urged greater international control of sanctions, criticising US attempts to force all ...
  6. A view of dried Ajuan Khota dam, a water reserve affected by drought near La Paz

    Factbox: A field guide to UN climate jargon

    Representatives from around 195 countries meet in Poland from Dec. 2-14 to agree on the rules of a landmark climate pact. Decades of climate talks ...
  7. Concrete and razor wire barricades went up across Srinagar and other towns in Kashmir on Friday

    Tough new restrictions imposed in Kashmir ahead of UN speeches

    Security forces imposed tough new restrictions in Indian Kashmir on Friday, fearing protests ahead of UN speeches by rival Indian and Pakistani ...
  8. Zimbabwe riot police

    UN rights envoy says Zimbabwe political, economic situation deteriorating

    Zimbabwe's political and economic environment is deteriorating, causing anxiety as hopes fade for a long-awaited improvement in people's living ...
  9. Maduro blames the United States for the crisis

    UN launches probe into Venezuela rights abuses

    The UN Human Rights Council on Friday voted to send a team of investigators to probe alleged violations, including extrajudicial executions and ...
  10. The UN body responsible for cooperation between countries' postal services held emergency talks

    UN postal agency seeks to persuade US not to quit over Trump fee hike demand

    The UN body responsible for cooperation between countries' postal services held emergency talks on Tuesday (Sep 24) to persuade the United States ...